Feray J Baskın
Associate at LCSS & PhD Candidate in (Linguistic) Anthropology, Indiana University
Feray J. BASKIN is a doctoral candidate in (Linguistic) Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at Indiana University, USA. She has two masters’ degrees in French linguistics; one from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands and one from Indiana University, Bloomington, USA. For her M.A. thesis (titled Du céfran à l’envers ‘backwords French’) from the University of Leiden she analyzed the uses of ‘verlan’, a slang language and identity marker, popular in France among youth in housing project neighborhoods. Her dissertation research focuses on the correlation between language maintenance and/or shift and integration in the context of Turkish immigrants and their offspring in France. Ms. Baskin has taught French beginner and advanced level classes at IU. She has also taught the I100, introductory course to International studies in the department of International studies at Indiana University. Ms. Baskin is also a steering committee member of the Many Faces of Human Trafficking Study Group at IU.
Geographical Areas of Specialization: Western Europe and Western Asia (in particular France and Turkey respectively)
Topical Interests: Linguistic identity, migration studies, gender, language policy, sociolinguistics, multilingualism, discourse analysis, globalization.
Anthropology PhD 2011-Present.
M.A., French Linguistics 2007: Indiana University
M.A., French Linguistics and Literature 2005: Universiteit van Leiden, the Netherlands.
28-30 May 2015 - Bloomington, IN, United States
4-6 June 2014 - Dokuz Eylul University and Gediz University, Izmir, Turkey
Summer Scout for Disadvantaged Children project aims to enable children aged between 9-15 to actively engage with peers through educational and leisurely scout activities resulting in a better understanding of using their free time wisely and actively, thus building their self-esteem and confidence by developing their social interaction and communication skills.
British Engagement Project for Displaced Children seeks to enhance understanding of British values, culture, and history through a professionally developed non-informal curricula designed for displaced (i.e. asylum seekers, refugees, forced migrants) families children, aged between 11-16.
On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis
In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.
We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August
International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education
LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education
Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy
Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.